Porto's Bakery Grand Opening in Buena Park was So Crazy That Police Issued a Warning
Updated: Aug 25, 2020
Porto's Bakery in Buena Park held its grand opening yesterday with some hungry patrons bolting across Beach Boulevard's eight lanes all in the name of cheese rolls, refugiados and other delights. The ultra-popular Cuban eatery held the ribbon cutting ceremony for its first OC location at 10 a.m. and promised the first 500 customers a free giveaway bag of goodies. By morning time, hundreds of people formed a line stretching back to Medieval Times on Beach when things got a little out of hand. The Buena Park Police Department posted a video and photo on Facebook, writing "We've seen some death defying acts from pedestrians running across Beach Blvd. Use the crosswalk and wait for the appropriate signals!"
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